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Barn Raising

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Description: Barn raising. The foundation is constructed from local fieldstone or "pudding stone," found in the nearby fields. A large group of men are is posing holdin...
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Capitol Theatre Construction

Date: March 01 1927
Description: Early view of the construction of the Capitol Theatre revealing the steel frame of the building. Two men are working on the right.
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Capitol Theatre Construction

Date: May 02 1927
Description: Side view from the roof of Kruse's store, towards the Capitol Theatre under construction, of steel frame of structure.
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Building of Model House

Date: July 23 1931
Description: Capital Times model home under construction at 2318 Monroe Street.
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Two Men Shaking Hands

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Description: Two men shaking hands while working to complete structural steel work on the Wisconsin State Capitol.
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Wisconsin State Capitol (Third) Demolition

Date: 1909
Description: Workmen posing on the partially demolished dome of the third Wisconsin State Capitol, together with the hoist used for removing salvaged materials. This d...
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Men Laying Railroad Track

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Description: Lumber workers laying railroad tracks through the woods.
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Excavation for New York City Subway

Date: 1925
Description: View looking down at workers at work below street level, with cranes and International trucks excavating area for the future New York City subway. On the r...
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Munger's Mill Dam Construction

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Description: Men working on the dam at Munger's Mill.
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Quitting Time

Date: August 25 1967
Description: Construction workers enjoy a beer after pouring concrete for a bridge structure.
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Kilbourn Dam, Building Apron

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Description: Elevated view of Kilbourn Dam, building apron. Men are working on the dam, and a bridge is in the background.
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Kilbourn Dam, Construction

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Description: Slightly elevated view of men working on the Kilbourn dam.
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Raising "Wisconsin" Statue

Date: July 1914
Description: Starting to raise "Wisconsin" statue onto the dome of the Wisconsin State Capitol (the fourth State Capitol, the third in Madison, 1906 - ). The gilded bro...
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Construction Workers Excavating for NYC Subway

Date: August 19 1925
Description: Workers are removing dirt for the construction of the New York City subway with a Bucyrus shovel loader and an International truck. The workers are below s...
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Construction on McCormick Works Twine Mill

Date: 1900
Description: Elevated view of construction workers and brick layers nearing completion of construction of the Twine Mill at the McCormick Reaper Works. The factory was...
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Wisconsin State Capitol (Third) Construction Disaster

Date: 1883
Description: The third Wisconsin State Capitol after the unfinished South Wing collapsed on November 8, 1883. Defective workmanship and shoddy construction materials ca...
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Unitarian Church's Work Day

Date: 1950
Description: People gather around a table of food for the First Unitarian Society's "Work Day". The building was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright and some of the construc...
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Capitol Dome Construction Crew

Date: 1910
Description: Group portrait of the crew that constructed the Wisconsin State Capitol dome. The new East Wing is visible in the background.
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Construction Of Streetcar Tracks

Date: 1905
Description: Construction crew building a double streetcar track around the Capitol Square on North Pinckney Street. The oversized awnings were common around the Square...
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Frank Lloyd Wright on the Building Site

Date: 1936
Description: Frank Lloyd Wright conferring with another man on the site of one of his great designs, the Johnson Wax Building.

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